Curitiba is one of the Brazilian cities that entered the 21st century as a national and international benchmark in urban planning and quality of life, according to a research sponsored by the United Nations (UN) in March 2001.
With a culture strongly influenced by Italian, German, Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the capital of the State of Paraná was elected American Capital of Culture in 2003 by the organization of the same name. This is soon noticed by those who come and notice the architecture, gastronomy and local customs.
Parks and green areas are highlights of the city. Residents pride themselves on maintaining approximately 51 m² of green space per inhabitant, three times more than recommended by the United Nations. In addition, modern architecture blends with these natural corners, giving a unique touch to the landscape of the city.
The most visited Park in Curitiba is the Botanical Garden, a must-see in the city. The park opened in 1991 and 40% of its area is remnant native forest. The glass and iron greenhouse is one of the main postcards of the city. In front of the greenhouse, the geometric garden with the sculpture of the mother. The Botanical Garden has lakes, trails, sports fields and lots of vegetation. In summer the park is very pleasant at night.
Another very popular and surprising place is Parque Tanguá. At the top is the Poty Lazzarotto Garden, a viewpoint, a waterfall.
The Oscar Niemeyer Museum, known as the Museum of the Eye with a modern design that makes it one of the most outstanding museums in Latin America.
The Arame Opera, inaugurated in 1992, hosts all kinds of shows, from popular to classics, and has a capacity for 1,572 spectators.
One of the two most important cultural heritage sites in the city and the century-old Cathedral, the Basilica of Nossa Senhora da Luz dos Pinhais, it was in this region that Curitiba was founded in 1693. In the neo-Gothic cathedral is the image of Nossa Senhora da Luz dos Pinhais, patron saint of the city.
Curitiba's climate demands hot dishes. The meat, cheese and fruit fondue can be found in good restaurants in the capital of Paraná.
Arrival at Curitiba airport, transfer to the hotel. Day off. As an optional tour, we recommend night tour to get to know Curitiba from another point of view, through illuminated attractions, such as the greenhouse of the Botanical Garden, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Oscar Niemeyer Museum, among others. The tour also includes a delicious typical dinner in the Italian neighborhood of Santa Felicidade.
We start the day with a delicious breakfast. Today we will leave for a city tour visiting the main points of Curitiba, Botanical Garden, Opera de Arame, Federal University of Paraná, Rua das Flores, Parque Tanguá, Metropolitan Cathedral, among others. Return to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure.
Breakfast served in the hotel restaurant. Free day and optional tours such as visiting the island of Mel, visit through the historic city of Lapa, or the Italian Circuit wine route.
Breakfast served in the hotel restaurant. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport.
When is the best time to visit Curitiba?
The best time to visit Curitiba are the months of April, May and June, as they are the months when it rains less and although it is autumn the temperatures are mild. The months of July and August are the least rainy, but the coldest months with minimum that can reach 0 degrees.
In the months of September, October and November the temperature begins to rise gradually, as well as the rains are a little higher than autumn.
Finally, the months of December, January, February and March are the months with higher temperatures, but also with greater amounts of rain.
How is the accessibility during the trip?
All transfers and tours are carried out in adapted vehicles. Some places we visit are accessible and the city is well prepared.
How many days is it advisable to visit Curitiba?
We recommend 3 nights in order to get to know the city of Curitiba.
We are here to help you set up your trip to visit this modern and nice city of Brasil with accessibility.
All transfers and tours are carried out by adapted vehicle.
Opera de Arame is one of the most prepared places for wheelchair users, which includes adapted bathrooms and large elevators.
Museu Oscar Niemeyer is very well adapted with ramps / elevators / toilets.
University of the Free Environment. With accessibility to the lake and at the top near the lookout point, you don't need elevators here. At the entrance with little difficulty with the irregularity of 5 meters on the ground with pebbles until reaching the part where there is a wooden structure with greater accessibility.
Tanguá Park, one of the most beautiful in Curitiba, but with some restrictions.